Programs

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Redwood Classics Reading Program will meet on Thursday, November 15 at 4:30 pm to discuss William Bradford's Of Plymouth Plantation. All are welcome.   Have you ever wondered what the Redwood was like in 1750? Step into the world of the eighteenth-century library with this new program, meeting... Read More
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
The British are returning to Newport and the clock turns back to 1778 with the occupation of the Redwood in full swing…for one day only. Visitors to the Redwood Library & Athenæum will step into 1778 Rhode Island during Redcoats at the Redwood: A 1778 Living History Event as over 25 costumed... Read More
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, November 24 at 10:30 am to discuss Alexander Pushkin's Eugene Onegin. All are welcome. 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Redwood Classics Reading Program will meet on Thursday, November 29 at 4:30 pm to discuss Stephen Nissenbaum's The Battle for Christmas. All are welcome.   Have you ever wondered what the Redwood was like in 1750? Step into the world of the eighteenth-century library with this new program,... Read More
Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Step through the Redwood's doors on Saturday, December 8 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm for our Holiday Open House. The Open House will feature Christmas carols performed by the Chariho High School choir, a pop-up exhibition of select treasures from our vault, Christmas book display, scavenger hunt,... Read More
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The Redwood Classics Reading Program will meet on Thursday, December 13 at 4:30 pm to discuss the Christmas stories of Washington Irving and Clement Clarke Moore, "Twas the Night Before Christmas." All are welcome.   Have you ever wondered what the Redwood was like in 1750? Step into the world of ... Read More
Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
The Newport String Quartet will be joined by guests Ethan Wood (viola) and Jacob MacKay (cello) for an afternoon of chamber music featuring works by Koechlin, Shaw and Brahms.  PROGRAM Charles Koechlin - String Quartet No 1 Caroline Shaw - Valencia Johannes Brahms - String Sextet No 1 in G Major... Read More
Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, December 22 at 10:30 am to discuss Samatha Silva's Mr. Dickens and his Carol. All are welcome.